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chair kwame brown wille u.s. district court judge to learn his fate today. >> he resigned and pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges in june. melanie alnwick is live in northwest d.c. with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. you know, kwame brown actually has two sentencing hearings hearings today. the first in federal court on those bank fraud charged and then the second later this afternoon in d.c. superior court on campaign finance violation charges. now, as you mentioned, brown pleaded guilty in june. after a year-long investigation, the federal charges relate to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loan was for a 39- foot boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance. it found that brown's 2008 election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in contributions an expenditures and that $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company controlled by brown's brother. kwa
cliff. >>> new this morning, sentencing day for former d.c. council chair kwame brown. he pled guilty for bank fraud charges back in june. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the u.s. district court this morning with a look at what brown is facing. >> reporter: good morning. brown is facing perhaps a jail term but we'll see. his original plea agreement where he admitted guilty to all of those charms called identify six-month jail sentence but right now, prosecutors seem to be softening somewhat recommending to the judge just six days in jail for kwame brown and three years of supervised probation. it was really just a high profile fall from grace. brown held the district's second highest local elected office before pleading guilty in june to providing false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for a 39- foot, 330-horsepower boat. brown also forged the signature of a friend on an application and doctored two forms to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. another case involved an audit by d.c.'s office of campaign finance and that found that brown's
. >>> judgment day for the former chairman of the d.c. city council, kwame brown will not be going to jail. instead he's been ordered on house arrest for making false statements on a loan application and violating the city's campaign laws. fox 5's bob barnard down in the newsroom now. >> kwame brown stood before two judges today, one in federal, the other in d.c. superior court to be sentenced for the crimes he admitted to. near tears at times in handcuffs and wearing shackles around his ankles, the 42-year- old politician born and raised in the district of columbia was ordered to spend one day in custody. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown returned to his house in southeast washington tonight. he will serve six months of home detention plus 480 hours of community service. >> hey, what's up, kwame? >> how you doing? >> reporter: brown there greeting a neighbor in a passing car as he completed his lone day of court-ordered institutional confinement in the custody of u.s. marshals. about an hour earlier brown left the federal courthouse in washington declining to speak to reporters. >
kwame brown is back at his home after serving one day in federal custody. yesterday, he was sentenced to six months of home detention, two years of probation plus 480 hours of community service. he pleaded guilty to campaign violations and to false lying loan students for his -- falsifying loan documents for his home and a boat. >>> americans from states across the country are threatening to secede from the union. thousands of people have signed a petition on the white house web site. >> the last time a bunch of stupid hicks did this, we fought a civil war. this is bad. there is no good precedent to. this eventually, they will shut up and sit down and show up then in the next election. >> reporter: thousands of citizens want the obama administration to let texas go it alone. texans have company in this idea as americans in more than 30 states are floating the plan on the white house web site i thought the civil war was over a couple hundred years ago almost. i'm not surprised. >> oregon's petition as more than 10,000 signatures. what is really motivating folks who want to opt out of a
chair kwame brown will be sentenced later on today. he resigned from the council and needed guilty to bank fraud charges back in june. if federal prosecutors get their way, brown could face six days in jail and three years of supervised release. >>> a group of d.c. schools targeted for closure or consolidation is set to be released yesterday. those schools targeted for consolidation will most like be combined with higher-performing charter schools. >>> lawmakers are returning to capitol hill today after the election season break and they have a full plate of unfinished business to get done. the biggest challenge is avoiding the double hit to the economy of tax increases and automatic spending cuts nope as the fiscal cliff. >>> another issue congress wants to know about are the details surrounding the resignation of cia chief david petraeus and at tax on the u.s. consulate in libya. >>> the top -- >>> great economic news could be on the horizon. >> our country could be energy independent in the near future. ainsley earhart explains. plains. thrrt
the crimes he committed. the former chairman of the d.c. council kwame brown fought back tears as he told a federal judge my conduct has brought me here, and i am truly sorry about. that brown's attorney, fred cook, stood next to him. >> he's where he is because of what he did. >> reporter: the former chairman expressed regret for falsifying loan documents for his home and boat while on the council. he talked about the embarrass metand ridicule he brought his family. he said i was wrong. those things weren't important. this as family members wiped away tears. >> obviously, this is difficult for them and you don't want to soon see anyone you care about get sentenced. hat is ditch cut. and they're optimistic and they will see that -- that is good. >> reporter: the judge was opposed to the prosecution's attempt to send brown to jail for six days. use his elected office to make personal gains or defraud the people he represented. but fox 5s political analyst mark plotkin believes that some will think the former chairman got off easily. >> i think most people don't think six days is
distribution] >> today on "tmz" -- >> so either chris brown is crying out for a part in "homeland" or he's a complete idiot. he's dressed as a member of the taliban. >> he's dressed as a sheikh, someone from the middle east. >> no, he's got bullets wrapped about his shoulder. >> ok, he's an idiot. >> we got kourtney and her daughter. >> do you give out candy for halloween? >> i had trick-or-treaters last night. someone asked to use my bathroom. is that weird? >> ooh, that's so weird! >> what if she's hot? >> if a hot chick wants to poop in your bathroom she's not hot anymore. >> rihanna. she was named the queen of the west hollywood parade. the mayor gave her the key to the city. we say what are you going to do with the key to the city? >> it only opens back doors, right? >> you made my halloween, i don't know why. >> we have to interrupt. >> johnny, can we talk about your parents for a second? >> johnny walker's parents. >> yes, sir, i got charles. [laughter] >> and now, "tmz" presents yet another horrible chris brown decision. part 450 of the 5,000 part series. >> chris brown showed up
. >>> also making headlines this morning, former d.c. council chair kwame brown learns his punishment for bank fraud and a campaign finance violation and he will not be spending time behind bars. >> also ahead, the alleged east coast rapist backs out of an expected guilty plea. we'll have more on that when fox 5 morning news continues. ♪ [ harry umlaut ] hey you know what, i speak european. [ sally umlaut ] european isn't a language. i think they speak all kinds over there. nah. it's basically one language with a few variations. my cousin has a passport. uh-huh. take this fascinating muller yogurt. frut up. means "fruit up." as in creamy yogurt down below. and a delectable, aromatic layer of blended fruity, moussey, uppiness on top. frut up. as the europeans say. in their language. wow. you really are bilingual. yeah, i dated a comma in high school. [ male announcer ] muller. the european for yummy. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keuri
>>> and welcome back. yesterday, the lakers fired mike brown after a 1-4 start. it appears the wizards' front office has more patience as the wizards are looking for their first win of the season. don't forget, they are without john walls and nenj. a.j. surprise to oak observing. watch this strip by tyler hansbro. the former unc star goes coast to coast. wizards down 22. they can tie or take the lead by 32. the jumper from booker is short. the wizards drop their fifth straight. 89-85. >>> the nationals made it official. manager davey johnson will return to manage the team in 2013. it will be the final year of his managing. he says there are unexpected business. he expects the last year to be filled with many memorable moments. >>> if he could play defense, he would probably be the best defender on the team. but he is running the offense. we'll take at the nine-game report next. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. >>> welcome back. when robert griffin iii's pro career started september 9t
the 15 yard line. justin brown. now he's running with confidence of his own outside the pocket. >> joel: that's exactly what he needed. for a quarterback as experienced as landry jones, it just takes one. all of a sudden, the juices start flowing and now 487 yards on the night, four touchdowns. guy's had a lot of success in an oklahoma uniform, now finding himself down on the road late in november. still bcs aspirations for this team. >> craig: west virginia trying to become bowl-eligible. jones throws it out to the flat and stumbling after the catch is williams. jared barber bringing pressure. able to sling-shot it out. >> joel: it's imperative the best red zone team in the conference gets into the end zone. >> craig: 1200 yards of offense. five minutes and the clock runs on here in morgantown. second down, 8. for a moment, williams looked like he had room to run but darwin put his hat right on his number. >> joel: geno wants that ball back. terrence garvin trying to get it back for him. huge third down. on third down, kenny stills is the go-to target. 74% of his catches this year have
. >>> another case we're following former dc council chairman kwame brown will be sentenced in court later today. bank fraud and campaign finance charges. separate sentences for both. melanie is live this morning with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. all of this is going to play out in two separate court houses because he's facing charges in two different jurisdictions. one, the bank fraud charges is a federal case and the other is a campaign finance charge. suggesting in the bank fraud case a 6 day jail term. but could be much longer in the campaign violation case, that second case. brown was a rising political star. instead he had a high profile fall after pleading guilty in june to the bank fraud charges. in addition to falsifying information on bank loan applications, he also forged signatures. the second case is related to audit that was done by the dc office of campaign financing. that audit found 2008 re-election campaign failed to report more than $400,000 in expenditures and $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company. prosecutors did say brown deserves some
. >>> a look now at our top stories. former d.c. councilman kwame brown will not be going to jail. brown is back in his d.c. home after serving one day in federal custody. yesterday, a federal judge sentenced him to six months of home detention, two years probation and 480 hours of community service. a d.c. superior court suspect papped 30-day jail sentence. brown needed guilty in june for campaign finance violation and to falsifying loan documents for his home and boat. >>> three people are recovering after being shot ensued a convenience store in northeast. this happened last night at benning road and 44th street. the suspect is on the loose. melanie alnwick has the details. >> reporter: good morning. we do have new information coming from d.c. police this morning. they say they do have some leads on this case but the suspect was actually sitting inside his vehicle here at the bp gas station and then you can see the marketplace convenience store. the suspect was caught on video apparently firing those shots, several rounds noshing the marketplace convenience store. firing those shots f
incumbent michael brown is up for re-election. there have been questions regarding the councilman about campaign financing. is michael brown in any kind of real trouble heading into tuesday with all of these headlines that have been surrounding him? >> he's incumbent and has a great political name. his late father was chairman of the democrat national committee, secretary of commerce, and a very prominent african-american in this country. michael brown is in trouble. that scene is in jep -- seat is in jeopardy, david grasso is running against him, and that is a question will african- american voters in great numbers stay with michael brown or will they give a look at grasso? one thing that detracts from grasso, he worked for sharon amrose, very much perceived as an antitenant council member. michael brown is playing up that he is a champion of lower income people. >> as they say, we shall see on wednesday when all of the result comes in. fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin, we'll get a look at the president up close. he'll be back in virginia tomorrow. >> tom. >>> the clock is ticking
. >> and with sentenceing day for kwame brown, the former chair monof the d.c. city council, he will not serve a minute behind bars as one day in custody amounted to wearing shackles after the first hearing. he am serve six months home detention, 480 hours of community service. >> and, obviously, this is difficult for them. you don't want to see anyone you care about get sentenced to any sentence. this is difficult and they optimistic and they will see -- be home for dinner. that is good. >> and this is a short time ago. brown was released from custody and did shot speak. brown didn't use his office for personal games or defrauded the people he prepresented -- represented. >>> the man accused of being the east coast rapist was expected to plead guilt when he he changed his mind. he signed a plea deal days ago. when it came time to admit his involvement, he backed out. paul wagner has the story. paul? >> reporter: the clerk read the charge in open court, and the judge asked thomas for his plea. when the accused serial rapist paused for 20 seconds before saying he didn't know what to do. after a brief re
call at alexandria police department and you can remain anonymous. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate tomorrow. he is set to be sentenced for bank fraud and campaign violation charges. he resigned in june. brown is facing one year in jail but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised reclose. >>> congress wants more details into the extramarital affair of former cia director david petraeus. they want to know why they weren't told sooner and if national security was ever compromised. fox 5's melanie alnwick has more. >> reporter: david petraeus was due to testify this week. now, some members of congress are questioning the timing of the cia director's resignation. the affair between david petraeus and paula broadwell, the woman who wrote his biography, was uncovered during and fbi investigation into harassing e-mails. a family friend contacted the fbi about those anonymous threatening e-mails which the fbi then traced to broadwell. lawmaker believe the investigation went on for several months and they are asking why they weren't inf
been called has been called for the democrats, scott brown losing in massachusetts, very important. and republicans losing in indiana, and also have lost in missouri now. right now, house democrats aren't having a good night. senate democrats having a great night. >> reporter: let's break them down one by one. let's start with virginia. obviously, in our backyard. former virginia governor, tim kaine, vs. george allen. the two men have been deadlocked in the polls for over a year and a half. allen has been climbing back in the polls recently. is this a must win state for republicans to have a shot for majority in the senate? >> i think based upon the race so far, allen has to win. i think it's a must win at this time of night. >> reporter: taking a look at the massachusetts race. fox news calling this race for elizabeth warren. this is a huge win for her, bob. beating incumbent scott brown. how did this happen? >> it is a blue state. elizabeth warren raised a lot of money, went toe to toe with him in the debates and won this race. >> reporter: facing off with todd akin, fox news ca
missing stefon digs and west brown as well as their leading tackler westfield. terps entered as a 332-point underdoing to clemson. roll willing left, the ball slims out of his hand. tigers in front, 14-0. they scored twice in 12 seconds. still in the first, taj boyd with a couple of fakes, throwing it toed the end zone. with a a catch. clemson raced out to a 28-0 lead. second quarter we go. petty will fake the reverse, drops back, across a wide open devante campbell. one of the few bright spots as the terps fall to clemson 35- 10. >> virginia still with a chance to become bowl eligible. first quarter, we are tied 14- 14. sims sharing q b duty. rocco would go six yards for the score. virginia had a 21-14 lead. fourth quarter, cavs trail 31- 28. miami quarterback up the left side to phillip dorsett behind two defenders, a 35-yard score. virginia down 5, 11 seconds left. rocco who completed a school record 18 straight passes completes to mcgee. he comes back with a 10-yard touchdown pass. the hoos have won the last three meetings. matololo and navy putting their win can streak on the lin
description of what he looks like. he is black, medium brown complexion ranging between 5' 7" and 5' 10" weighing between 160 and 108 pounds, shaven bald head, brown eyes, a gap in his front teeth with a diagonal scar on his forehead. they say he was wearing a pale green long sleeved shirt, khaki pants and he care idea a brown or tan soft leather briefcase and fairfax county police think that is a pretty good description and because the library staff are familiar with that person, i think they have a pretty good idea. they want to know his name and might be able to find him. anyone with information is being urged to contact fairfax county police. >>> in prince george's county, police are investigating a shooting that killed a man in hillcrest heights. this happened on the 23rd parkway around 9:00 last night. police were responding to a report of gunshots when they found the man lying in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. he tied on the way to the hospital. the victim has not been identified and we have no word on the suspect or motive right now. >>> well, even though he
of this 51-yard td. a comeback win, 24-20 the final. giant fall to 6-3 on the year. >>> browns hosting the ravens. fan of the day award there. no score ravens, running the no hurdle. rice in from 8 yards out. baltimore up 7-0. you know what it's time to do. time to march. rice doing his thing. late fourth quarter, flacco pitches to bernard. down the sideline for a 12-yard touchdown strike. 14-0. flacco to the former terrapin, corey smith goes outside and the distance, 19 yards for the score. flacco is a perfect 10-0 against cleveland. >>> the colts hosting the dolphins. a big day for the rookie qb. 9-yard hookup. wayne getting glad hands from the fans. second quarter, tied at 10. dolphins' reggie bush, great moves. scores from 18 out. late hit put him in a bad mood. miami with a 17-10 lead third quarter. moves to his left and hits hilton. 36-yard touchdown. passes for two touchdowns, an nfl rookie record 433 yards to win, 23-20 to improve to 5-3. >>> coming up, one bright spot for the wizard despite the team starting with consecutive losses. that's coming up. so, maybe you're trying to
up a senate seat in massachusetts. elizabeth warren defeated scott brown. he scored a huge victorine 2010 by capturing the seat held by the late senator ted kennedy. warren is the first woman elected to the senate from massachusetts. >>> after a long fight, much playing out on the airways via commercials, another casino and a big one is coming to maryland. coming up on fox 5 news at 5, reaction from county leaders who stand to benefit from the gambling expansion. >> and maryland voters have also approved a measure to legalize same-sex marriage. you'll hear from a couple who will finally get a chance to tie the knot. >> and the political newcomer managed to oust this d.c. council member. we'll speak with him live about his plans after a turbulent year at city hall. gary. >> thanks and this nor'easter is staying fairly far off the coast to give us anything, but it's bring something rain and some snow and wind. a lot of it to the northeast. when will it get out of here? when will our skies brighten, and what are we having just around the corner? lots to talk about first in the forecast.
attention is for the two at- large seats in the council. incumbents michael brown and vincent orange are facing challenges, five, in fact, and other candidates for the two spots. >> nationally, all eyes are on the presidential race. tom, let's talk about the state's that are going to be key in this battle as we get right down here to the final votes. >> we don't have to go far. virginia. >> virginia. yes. >> you look at what has gone on the last few years, when you say battleground states what you need to have. in 2,000 it was florida, four years ago, ohio and this year, ohio is going to be key. let's keep it in virginia for a minute. you talked a minute go ago about the senate race going on between tim kaine and between george allen. tim kaine in his gubernatorial race, allen and also mark warner. virginia has gone increasingly purple. you have a situation where northern virginia, especially n areas of louden county and fairfax county, they have gotten progressively more democratic over the last few years. now, it's a different picture altogether when you go down to the county, part
qualmie brown will be sentenced on bank charges. >> also campaign violation charges which he will be sentenced for this afternoon. melanie is live outside the u.s. district court now with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we all know brown was a rising political star. in 2004 he became the first person living east to win a city council seat. he rose in power taking the council chairman step in 2010 at the age of 40. federal prosecutors say after today, he will have no political office and be unemployed. he pleaded guilty in june. false information on bank loan applications. one of the loans was for 39 foot boat. also forged the signature of a friend to overstate his income by tens of thousands of dollars. the other charges go back to an audit. 2008 re-election campaign kwauled to report more than $400,000 in expenditures and $239,000 wound up in the hands of a consulting company. on those federal charges brown's original plea called for 6 month sentence. prosecutors believe a 6 day jail sentence plus three years of supervised probation would be appropriate
's position was place on the ballot after kwame brown resigned from office, pleading guilty to several crimes. bill mendelson is likely to keep the seat he held temporarily since brown stepped down. two at-large seats are also in play as well as four ward council positions. also, three charter amendments are being put in front of voters. one allowing the council to remove a colleague for ethical violations. two, no council member convicted of a felony serving would be committed to serve. number three would prevent the mayor from serving if convicted of a felony in office. mean while, polling locations were busy today. this is a look at mlk library downtown. many people voting before work. then to the shaw library in northwest where there were long lines as well. here is videos ourvo captures in tenleytown. we talked to voters today and this is what they had to say. >> 2008 was not as bad. i think everyone this time is actually voting. that is a good thing. >> and you're here in the line, so much shorter now, huh? >> much shorter. >> a good thing? >> i can get into the door. i don't have to wa
election in a few months in massachusetts. scott brown just defeated, he could turn around and run for that seat. it's not a slam dunk. i think that -- >> which would give the republicans -- >> yeah. so going to be considerations if he picks somebody from the senate to fill these slots. >> leon panetta, likely to depart. who might remace him? >> i think it's a tough job to find a good replacement. there's all kinds of people who have been in top positions, mullen, who has been the joint chiefs of staff. there are people who get mentioned. but the thing i think with the panetta decision and the timing is sort of critical there. if we're facing the potential for a military showdown with iran, we're facing a lot of other iran situations, a lot of other tense situations around the world, it's quite possible that panetta gets drafted to stay a little bit longer until some of these situations are worked out. tim geithner is another example, treasury secretary. while we have a fiscal cliff situation, this debt limit crisis a few months after that, i think with geithner, it's also an issue
of legitimate rape. >>> elizabeth warren beat scott brown. warren has risen through the dreamtic party since she was appointed president obama's consumer watchdog. so a few changes in some of the races. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. ght now. >>> we have picked ourselves up. we are fought our way back. and we know in our hearts that, for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. come. >> president barack obama giving his speech to supporters after claiming victory in the white house. >> mitt romney could not put together the electoral map he needed to defeet the president. as it stands, president obama has 303. romney received 206. florida's 29 electoral votes have not yet been awarded but again, the outcome there will not affect the president's re- election. >>> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. hope you got a little rest. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. it is finally done. it's finally done. the election is finally -- >> i think that makes everybody feel better. >> now i'm seeing commercials i haven't seen in months. >> we'll get to all the election
upset appears to have come in the dc council. vincent orange will keep his seat. but michael brown has lost his. brown was beaten by grosso. it's 7:12. we'll be back. it's my coffee when i want it. you press a button, you have great dunkin' coffee. i got my coffee for the morning, i got my dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >>> this is how hundreds in new york's famous times square celebrated the win. the crowd erupted into cheers. dancing in the streets. >> and overseas this was the scene in a canyon village where president obama's late father grew up. danced and shattered in celebration when they heard the news. step grandmother sara obama and relatives still live there. >> all right. a big night. a little tired right now. >> are you? >> you know, on these big events it's hard to kind of go to bed. >> i forced myself to bed early. >> and knew we would replay everything that happened last night. >> it's more interesting when you get to watch it unfold. >> it's like taping a football game. >> you wa
in benghazi. petraeus could still be called to testify despite his resignation. >>> kwame brown will learn his fate tomorrow. brown is set to be sentenced for bank fraud and campaign finance violation charges. he resigned from his council seat back in june and brown is now facing one year in jail but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised release. >>> a quiet neighborhood is rocked by a deadly explosion and it could mean that dozens of people will lose their homes. details next as we check national and world headlines. >> it was two weeks ago today that hurricane sandy sit hitt and still see many are waking up in the dark and cold. with have the latest from the storm coming up -- it was two weeks ago today that hurricane sandy hit and still many are waking up in the dark and cold. >>> an independent neighborhood devastated by a massive house explosion. two people were killed and seven others hurt late saturday night. the blast and subsequent fire sent many residents running for safety in just their pajamas. in all, 80 homes were damaged
could be added. >> former dc council man kwame brown is waking up in his home this morning after spending one day in federal custody. sentenced them to 6 months home detention, 2 years probation and 480 hours of community service. brown pleaded guilty in june to campaign finance violations and falsifying loan documents for his home and a boat. >> now to a story we continue to follow. nearly two dozen public schools targeted for shut down. the announcement came late yesterday afternoon. the move comes as fewer students are enrolled in public schools in the district and instead are attending the city's charter schools. for a full list of the 20 schools affected, you can log on to myfoxdc.com. >>> from driving on sidewalks to fighting on bus between a bus driver and a student. >> wisdom martin is back with a look at stories that people are talking about. >> good morning. we begin our people behaving badly segment with blows on a baltimore bus. a baltimore bus driver is suspended after getting into a physical fight with a female passenger. this video shows the women hitting and punch
in the house. >> former chairman kwame brown will be sentenced in a few days. u.s. attorney general ron machen promised to root out public corruption. he's only recommending six days in jail over three weeks. what message does this send? >> well, richard leon is the federal judge that will pronounce sentence on kwame brown, former city council chairman tuesday, and many people i'm talking to won't be surprised if he doesn't do something unprecedented and doesn't take the recommends of the u.s. attorney. it's considered much toilinet yet and does not send a message to other -- much too lenient and does not send a message to other officials about public corruption and you'll remember that kwame brown came late and didn't report and many people feel that was offensive to the court. so it might not be six days. it might be somewhat longer, much longer. >> i guess we'll find out tuesday. fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin, as always, thank you. >>> just ahead tonight, there was another veterans day service in arlington today to pay tribute to a fallen story. we've got his story and we're highligh
warren beat one-term incumbent republican scott brown. ott brown. >>> we've still got plenty ahead on fox 5 morning news. >> s with a question to break, more now from president obama's victory speech. >> this country has more wealth than any nation. that is not what makes us rich. west most powerful military in history but that is not what makes us strong. our university, our culture, they are the envy of the world but that is not what keeps the world coming to our shores. what makes america exceptional are the bond that hold together the most diverse nation on earth. the belief that our destiny is shared, that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and the future generations so that the freedom which so many americans have fought for and died for. ,  in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company,y,or geico. i propose savings for everyone! and political parties that are actual parties! with cake! and presents! too bad nobody could hear me. >>> good morning. it is wednesday, november 7th, the day after t
on administrative leave. aubrey brown will resume the role of acting principal. >>> new at 5 tonight, fairfax county police have released a picture of a suspect in an attack at this library. it happened about a week ago at the thomas jefferson library in falls church. police believe this man followed a 17-year-old girl into the women's bathroom and assaulted her. the girl screamed and he took off. if you know who this is, fairfax county police are asking that you come forward so that they can find this man. >>> and an edgewater, maryland, man is in custody charged with sexually abusing two children and anne arundel county police arrested the man yesterday. investigators say he abused two boys starting back in 2000. the abuse lasted about eight years when the boys became teenagers. sarah was 66 years old. police want to know if he had other victims and they're asking anyone with information to call them. >>> happening right now, the jury is delivering the fate of a former bowie university student accused of killing her roommate over a fight of music. it's been one year since the stack. karen gray hou
sick. >> reporter: just look at what the brown march more mav -- marmalateed stink bug has done. the stink bug hit this farmer's orchard hard this year. >> the stink bug have already sucked some of the juice out of cells. >> reporter: he'll have to sell these apples for juice and get half the price he would for a good apple sold in stores. the problem with invasive pests like this is there are no natural predators here. so farmers have to spray to keep the crop damage down. that increases their cost, a cost which is passed on to you in the food you buy. >> how much does it cost me in money? gee, that's a million dollar question. >> reporter: the u.s. department of agriculture's animal and plant inspection service helps identify suspicious bugs. anything found at the ports or airports comes here. the danger isn't just to crops. giant african snails now multiplying in florida can spread deadly diseases. >> the biggest problem with them is hey, they're big and they eat a lot, but think also carry parasites that are bad from humans. i believe you can even die from it. >> reporter:
. >>> prosecutors are looking for a sentence for brown. he plead guilty to bank fraud and campaign finance violations in june. the plea deal calls for a sentence up to six months. although his crime was serious, he deserves credit for accepting responsibility and for cooperating -- cooperating with law enforcement. >>> 17 years. that is how long a massachusetts man will spend in federal prison for planning to blow up the pentagon and the u.s. capital. a judge sentenced the man today. he plead guilty over the summer to attempting to provide materials to trss and to try to destroy federal buildings. he was planning to use remote- controlled model planes packed with explosives to blow up the buildings. >>> it was an attack that had a d.c. neighborhood on edge. the group responsible for -- responsible for brutally beating this man and putting him in a coma might be linked to others. we'll have all of the details. >>> and a warehouse up in flames overnight is still causing problems for firefighters. excuse me, why it could be awhile before they pin out point a cause. -- pinpoint a cause. >> wen
already. >> that's just to get everything warmed through. put it on to the broiler. put it brown and chris pee. put it on here for a second. >> this has been a french stable for years. >> yes. >> we're just doing our own. not trying to re invent the wheel or anything. >> redesigning it on one side. >> so brill it on both sides. so tell me about this 64 degree egg thing. >> sure. what you do is cook the egg at a specific temperature. and what that does is it gives you the ability to have a very custahdy texture. >> it takes time and patience. >> it does. >> yes. the cooking process itself is 48 minutes but you have to heat up the water and cook the eggs and cool the eggs down and heat them back up. it's a whole process for sure. used to like to cook eggs but this is high maintenance. >> this is our 64 degree egg. >> this is 64 degree celsius. >> that's how the egg naturally is. it's a slow process. doesn't have that harsh quick cook time. has a nice silkiness. >> why does it work on every item you serve on your menu? >> everybody likes that richness. everybody loves an ego the burger. it ha
this week. today was jamal brown's first practice of the year. he was on the physical unable to perform list since under going hip surgery. the skins have two weeks to make a decision on whether to activate him or not. >> i'm eager to see after a week or so how it feels. i feel good. it was a great day for me. went in and got extra work that was limiting me a little bit. but i told jordan black, i take the rest of these. it just feels good. >> the eagles on sunday, they won't have to contend with mike vic. knocked out with a concussion. headache remained today. rookie nick foles will make his start. the third round draft pick out of arizona has become a philly favorite. what back up qb isn't a fan favorite? threw for 219 yards, a touchdown and pick 6 for yesterday's loss. >>> georgetown hoops overcame a slippery start on board the ussbatan on friday but logged. a 61-55 win. a huge lift from smith. he came off the bench and poured in 19 points. he was 4 for 4 prosecute 3 point range and made his first 6 shots from the field. a big impact after otto left the game. smith rivea was the most high
talked about e valuing. it includes santana moss with a concussion, jamaal brown tip and pierre garcon's foot. there is a chance they could return to action. even the franchise, robert griffin 3 needs an extra day and after being hit nine times. it's taken the fair share of lunch through 9 games and understands the frustration and says they will blame the coaching staff and that is the wrong thing to do. >> and that will say a drastic change will be made. i don't feel that way and that it's on us to go out there and play. regardless of what the coach calls special teams. we're out there playing and have to make plays happen. >> a trip to the eastern conference finals is on the line for d.c. united and visit new york. unite side coming off of a disappointing one-run draw and lost right back andy nahar in the game with the red car in the 70th minute. tonight, not only will they be without rosario, but nah ar as well. >> and i don't think that we would change much. i think from the way we changeed here at rfk, i think we stick with that and team effort we put in is fine and we have to co
are really what folks are looking at and the council chairman shot. remember, kwame brown had to step down, the temporary person in place right now is phil mendelson. he's running for that seat and it looks like, if you talk to most folks in the district, that phil mendelson will become the council chair. at this point, we're not sure again, brian, the polls closing in the district at 8:00 p.m. >> all right, matt ackland. let's try back with karen gray houston in burke, virginia now. >> reporter: the polls close here in virginia in a few minutes. at 7:00, and we should be starting to get an indication, not too long after that, about whether this is going to be a red or a blue state. president obama seems to have a slightem in the more recent polls taken over mitt romney. as you know, the only poll that really counts is the one that is going on right now. now, the lines have been long here. voting heavy at the lake braddock secondary school in burke all day long and this houses two precincts. the lake braddock precinct, a larger one and the heaviest voting and the signal hill precinct. we a
the council chairman seat. it was left vacant following kwame brown's resignation. the d.c. ballot is two-sided and last but not least, we want to update on you the polling hours. the polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. in d.c. and in maryland. now n virginia, the polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. if you have any questions after all of that, can you visit our website at www.myfoxdc.com for everything you need to know before you head to the polls. brian. >> we'll be right back. ocial security is just a number. but to me, it's money that i earned. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. my name is julian bond. i know a little something about fighting for what's right and just. maryland's gay and lesbian families share the same values and they should shar
in the library before but they had never had any trouble from him. police say he was carrying either a dark brown or tan soft leather briefcase and wearing a green long sleeved shirt and khaki pants. >> we can understand people's concerns. thank you. >>> president obama back in washington after celebrating his re-election in chicago. the president has a number of pressing issues on his plate too. the white house and congress are promising cooperation before crippling tax hikes and budget cuts automatically kick in on all americans in the new year. the president is also expected to have to appoint a new secretary of state and treasury secretary. >>> in virginia, election officials are considering changes now after long lines forced some to wait for hours to cast their ballot. the commonwealth is now considering switching from the touch screen machines to optical scans. in maryland, turnout was less than in 2004 and 2008 but there were still a lot of complaint about long lines and registration issues. election officials are now investigating those voting problems. a lot of people experience those l
campus for three years without permission. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown will be sentenced tomorrow on bank fraud charges. he pled guilty in june. federal prosecutors recommended he serve six days in jail followed by three years of supervised release. brown's lawyer asked for no jail time and two years of supervised release and community service. keep it here on fox 5. we'll have the very latest developments tomorrow on this story. >>> a news alert now as more questions arise from retired general david petraeus' affair. investigators found sensitive military information on his former mistress' computer, but petraeus says paula broadwell did not get that information from him. fox 5's tom fitzgerald has more. >> reporter: we came to this house in northwest d.c. looking for paula broadwell after neighbors told us they had recently seen her here, but the owner, broadwell's brother, politely asked us to leave. >> this is private property would. you please leave. >> reporter: is paula broadwell here? we left the property but no lawmakers like senate intelligence committee chair
, former d.c. councilman kwame brown will be sentenced tomorrow. he reseened from his council seat back in june and brown is now facing one year in jail. but prosecutors are urging the judge to sentence him to six days in jail and three years supervised release. >>> a sprawpt manager is fighting for his life -- a restaurant manager is fighting for his life. the manager was shot when he confronted some people who were fighting in the parking lot early sunday morning. he got back into the restaurant and two employees called 911. he is listed in critical condition. >>> the alleged east coat rapist has reportedly admitted to raping several women. air op thomas spoke for a reporter for the wash post from the cell where he is awaiting trial in prince william county, virginia. he told the reporter he attacked several women in several states beginning two decades ago but he doesn't know why. thomas is scheduled to plead guilty to one case in leesburg at the end of the month. >>> in the morning line, d.c. united kicked off the eastern conference final against houston. united scored first when a
brown loses his. >> dc voters had ballot amendments to decide on from ethic's scandals. all three passed by overwhelming majority. amendment 5 will allow the council to kick a member out if they have committed gross misconduct in office. >> amendment 6 will make it so a council member convicted of a felony will lose their seat and barred from holding that office again. amendment 7 does the same thing for the mayor's office disqualifying a sitting mayor if they are convicted of a felony. >> another cold day on tap and could bring in some snow. tucker is back with the forecast in just a moment. >> as we head to the break, yes, yes and yes. maryland voters approve the dream act allowing illegal immigrants who meet requirements to pay in state tuition. >> a histic vote as maryland becomes one of the first state where same sex marriage was approved by the voter. >> and what happens in vegas soon won't have to stay in vegas. we'll be right back.  >>> that is a beautiful picture. beautiful picture on this wednesday morning as you are looking at the trees changing
enbald head. brown eyes. gap in his front teeth and a scar on his forward. carrying a brown or tan soft leather briefcase. >>> again, one of those things a really good description. it's possible library patrons here maybe they know who he is. fairfax county police are asking for anyone in the public to please get in touch with them. >> thank you. >> also police in fairfax county are stepping up their search for a serial fondler. here's a sketch of the man. he is described as being hispanic, medium build with dark hair and wearing a red cap during many of the attacks. so far 9 women have said they were attacked by a man fitting this description. each time the men were grabbed from behind before the suspect ran await a minute the latest incident happened last thursday in springfield. >> in prince georges county police are investigating a shooting that killed a man in hill crest heights on 23rd parkway around 9:00 last night as police were responding to a report of gunshots when they found a man in the street. he had been shot multiple times and died on the way to the hospital. no word on
between 160 to 180 pounds with a shaved bald head, brown eyes and a gap between his front teeth and a diagonal scar on his forehead. they say he was wearing a pale green long sleeved shirt, khaki pants and was carrying a brown or tan soft legislate are briefcase. anyone with information is asked to contact fairfax county police. back to you. >> very detailed description so hopefully that will help them track him down. thank you so much. >>> coming up next in the morning line-up, basketball superstars looking forward to a visit to the white house. >> he was a superstar in his own right. no, one of the nation's greatest presidents is the subject of a new movie getting a lot of oscar buzz. we'll tax a closer look at lincoln when fox 5 morning news continues. -- we'll take a closer look at lincoln when fox 5 morning news continues. >>> it is a movie that is already getting a lot of oscar buzz. >> lincoln takes a look at the life of a president who changed the course of history. adam housley has more. >> the government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish fro
. >> gus: it's farrell brown. >> charles: look, texas a&m for alabama will not be easy, folks, did you see johnny football at quarterback? they're playing better and better, at tcu, at baylor, texas for kansas state. notre dame we thought they would have walk-overs, those teams will rise up and fight, bc and wake forest before they finish here at usc and oregon next week at cal who lost a tough one friday night against washington, and a huge one with stanford and, of course, the civil war at oregon state. a very tough schedule for oregon down the stretch. >> gus: barner running. hayes pullard with the tackle. a huge day for kenjon barner. prior to that, 37 carries, 295 yards. 4 touchdowns. chip kelly and his oregon team, he has now rushed for 300 yards, officially 38 carries, 300 yards, averaging 8 yards per carry, breaking lamichael james' record most rushing yards in a game at the university of oregon. >> charles: you don't want to take a loss here for the record purpose, right? you don't want to drop down below 300. >> gus: they hand it to him. he won't take a loss at all! kenjon barner
was there today. and our steve brown is there as well live in columbus with more on this enormous battleground. what's the mood, steve? >> well, the polls have closed but voting continues. it is a situation around the ohio state university campus that we're aware of now that if you are in line as the polls close you still get a chance to vote. they will let whoever was in the line part of the 7:30 vote. we started receiving reports that there was a line of over 700 nero -- near ohio state university and one person said it is more like 200. the governor said he was on his way out there to keep folks entertained and keep them company to keep them in line. in this state there is no such thing as extra votes. karl alluded to this a few minutes ago there will be an earlier indicator how this state goes. folks who were veteran political watchers in the state say about 45 minutes in, about 8:15 because the early votes are the ones that get counted and because the obama campaign has made it so central to the campaign strategy that should give them an idea how many votes or what size of a lead the ear
, brandon meriweather, jammal brown and pierre garcon keeping their fingers crossed for a return to the game. even robert griffin, iii could use rest. the rookie has been roughed up through nine games. after sunday's game he had x- rays taken for sore ribs, but with the bumps and bruises healed griffin is looking for an improvement following the bye. he understands fans are frustrated with the start and says it's the players' job to fix it. >> people are going to criticize, the coaches and players and say a drastic change needs to be made, but i don't feel that way. i feel it's on the players to make sure we go out and play regardless of what coach calls, offense, defense or special teams. we're the ones playing. we got to make plays happen. >>> maryland hoops open the season friday against the defending national champion kentucky wildcats with help from xavier transfer des welsh who was expelled for criminal allegations but were dropped. today the ncaa approved the waiver appeal from wells. >> he's very explosive. he's a great defender, a great teammate and doing great job being a leader be
. the outlook is better for safety brandon merry meriweather who has been out and jammal brown has been out during hip surgery. skins have two weeks to make a decision whether to activate him or not. >> feel a lot looser, can bend a lot more. easier to see after a week or so how it feels, but i feel good. it was a great day for me. i will i went in and got some extra work. i told jordan black i'll take the rest of these. i'm feeling good. so it just feels good. >>> a special night for adam oates, new caps head corporation one of four former players inducted into the hockey hall of fame. 19 years in the league, parts of six seasons with the capitals and it all started as an undrafted player and he'll never forget the day he got the call to the hall. >> last june was a very special day for me. i got a call from george mcphee telling me i was going to be head coach of the washington capitals and 15 minutes later i got a call telling me i was going to be in the hall of fame. it was a pretty emotional day. >> i can imagine. that's sports. brian wraps up the edge right after this. where others f
following kwame brown's resignation. a reminder, the d.c. ballot is two-sided and last but not least we want to update you on the polling hours. the polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in d.c. and maryland. in virginia the polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. if you have any questions after all that, you can visit our website at www.myfoxdc.com for everything you need to know before you head to the polls. >>> we want you to weigh in on everything from the presidential race to the highly contested senate contest in virginia and all those ballot measures in maryland. use the hashtag box 5 d.c. you decide and tweet us your thoughts. >>> i'm going to miss those political ads, brian. >> your dvr i'm sure is full. go back and reminisce. >> that's right. they've been running for so long it's something we can go way back on. >> we're looking at a storm system, not tomorrow, though. >> no. by the way, a couple very reliable models jumped it about 100 to 150 miles farther east off the coast. that would be good. we're not sure that will continue, so we'll pay attention to that, but in that scenario we
-day jail sentence for former d.c. chairman brown. he pled guilty to campaign finance violations back in june. his plea agreement called for a sentence of up to 6 months but although his crime was pretty serious he deserves credit for accepting responsibility and cooperating with law enforcement. >>> a new jersey lawmaker is on the hot seat this morning. the daily caller is reporting that bob do mendez says he paid two women for sex. they say they each received $100 instead of $500. a spokeswoman says they are not going to respond to a completely false accusation. me then dez has represented new jersey since 2005. >>> first there were questions about lavish spending on travel and entertainment. now the airport authority is facing more criticism and it all revolves around problems in hiring and contracting. . >> reporter: the airport authority has a big job running national and dulles airport and overseeing the silver line to dulls rail project. >> we take the issues and concerns in this report very seriously. >> the audit found an it vice president and his staffers accepted more than
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